Manufacturing ERP Software Comparison For Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology

Below you will find a comprehensive independent comparison of Top Rated Manufacturing ERP software systems for the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries. Use the easy to navigate matrix  to compare pricing and compatibility data, as well as materials management, sales order management, financial, production, supply chain, and customer management capabilities each vendor might provide. Click on the product name links to dive deeper into product's features, or request a Free Demo to get more hands on experience.

  General Data
  Product NameMicrosoft Dynamics AXBatchMaster ManufacturingProcessPro® Premier Sage ERP X3MAX ERPNetSuite ERPSYSPROMicrosoft Dynamics NAVS2K EnterpriseBatchMaster ERP B1DEACOM ERPEnterpriseIQInfor M3
  VersionAX 7 20168.4010.475.5.2Always Current7.020165.514.314.92015.1M3 13.2 (Feb 2014)
  Price Range$20K-750K$6K-$175K$100K-750K$2600/ user-$5K -35K$10K-100K$25K-500K onsite$8K-$250KPlease inquire-$15K-$375$200K-$2M$50K- $2M-
  Financing OptionsLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, Owner Financing, FinancingOwner Financing, Financing, SubscriptionOwner Financing, Lease to ownLease, FinancingSubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, SubscriptionLease, Owner Financing, FinancingLease, FinancingLease, Financing, SubscriptionFinancingLease, Financing, Leasing Options, SubscriptionLease, Financing
  User Range5-2,2503-755-100020-1000+5-150+10+unlimited4-10005-75010+ unlimited5-50010-20005-Unlimited20-2000
  Multi SiteYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  Multi NationalYesYesYesYesYesYesYes, 60+ Countries 40+ CountriesYes ( UK, CA, Caribbean)YesYesyesYes (40+ languages)
  ArchitectureSOA, .NET, Cloud.NET.NET, ClientServer .NETSAAS, MultitenantSOA, XML, Webservice.NETSOA.NETMicrosoft .NETSOA, .NETInfor 3 tier
  Database PlatformMS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas), Microsoft AzureMS SQL Server, MS SQL ExpressMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, Oracle, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL Server, QuickbooksMS SQL Server, Progress, IBM DB2, Other, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Proprietary`, Customized per Client, Pervasive, Power, Sage ProvideX, Sybase, Cloud-Based (Saas), PostgreSQL, MS SQL Express, abas Open Object Oriented Database, MS Access, IBM UniData/UniVerse, Universally Compatible w/all Data Base Platforms, Quickbooks, Salesforce, Multi-Tenant SAAS on the SalesForce CloudMS SQL Server, Other, Cloud-Based (Saas), Universally Compatible w/all Data Base PlatformsMS SQL Server, Cloud-Based (Saas), MS SQL Express, MS Access, Microsoft AzureIBM DB2, Cloud-Based (Saas)MS SQL ServerMS SQL ServerMS SQL Server, Oracle, ODBC Compliant, Cloud-Based (Saas), Amazon Web services (Cloud)MS SQL Server, IBM DB2, Oracle
  Server OSWindowsWindowsMac OS, WindowsLinux, Windows, UnixWindowsMac OS, Windows, Unix, Novell NetwareWindowsMac OS, Windows, Compatible w/all Operating SystemsLinux, Windows, IBM Power SystemWindowsWindowsLinux, Windows, Unix, .NETWindows, IBM OS, System l
  Materials Management
   Inventory Controls    Compliance    MRP    Inventory Control    Inventory Control    Multi-location Inventory for Distributor    Inventory Management        Master Production Schedule (MPS)    Inventory Management    Inventory Control    Inventory Control    M3 Procurement  
   Manufacturing    Inventory Control    IC        Lot and Serial Tracking    Advanced Shipping    Lot Traceability        Material Requirement Planning    Master Requirements Planning    MRP    Vendor Managed Inventory      
   Material Planning    Master Requirements Planning (MRP)    AWS        Master Scheduling    Bin Management                Mobile    Warehouse Management Systems    Wireless Warehouse Management System      
   Warehouse Management    Mobile Data Collection    Physical Inventory        Material Requirement Planning    Order Promising                Regulatory Compliance              
                   Repetitive Manufacturing    Real-Time Sustem                              
                       Return Materials Authorization                              
  Sales Order Management
   Sales & Marketing    Enhanced Order Entry for Sage & QuickBooks     Order Entry    Purchasing Management    Advanced Forecast    Automated Order Processing    Document Flow Mgmt.    Service Management    Order Processing    Sales Management    Sales Overview    Packing Slip & Shipping Management    M3 Sales Management  
   Sales Management    Sales Orders        RF Warehousing    Quoting and Estimating    Automated Payments    Ecommerce Shopping Cart        Work Order Processing            Quoting and Estimating      
               Sales Monitoring    Sales Order and Processing    One Click Purchase Orders    Point Of Sale                    Sales Orders      
                       Order Management    Report Writer                          
                       Procure-to-Pay Purchasing    Return Mgmt                          
                       Real Time Order Status    Sales Analysis                          
                       Self-Service Vendor Center    Sales Orders                          
                       Shipping Integration                              
                       Streamlined Receiving                              
  Financial Management
   AP / AR        Accounts Payable (AP)    Business Intelligence    Fixed Asset Management    General Ledger, Payables & Receivables    Budget Management    Business Intelligence    Accounts Payable    Accounting and Financials    Accounting    Financial Overview    M3 Financial Accounting   
   Financial Management Overview        Accounts Receivable (AR)    Data Collection    General Ledger    Financial Summary    Accounts Payable    Financial Management    Accounts Receivable    Financial Reporting        General Ledger      
   Fixed Assets        General Ledger (GL)    Financial Overview    Lean Tools / Lean Vouchering    Advanced Billing    Accounts Receivable        Financial Highlights            Finanacial Reporting      
   General Ledger        Project Accounting        Multi-Currency    Amortization Schedules    Activity Based Costing        General Ledger            Accounts Payable      
   International Capabilities                Multiple Cost Sets    Multi-currency Transactions    Tax Management                    Accounts Receivable      
   Project Accounting                Payables Management    Project Accounting    Assests Register                    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)      
                   Receivables Management    Revenue Recognition    Payroll                          
                   Human Resources        Analytics                          
  Production Management
   Bill of Materials    Batch Production    Advanced Scheduler    Discrete Manufacturing    Lean Tools / Consolidated Planning    Advanced Multi-location Inventory    Bill of Materials    Project Management    Capacity Requirements Planning    Costing    Formula Management    Bill of Manufacture (BOM)    M3 Manufacturing  
   Key Production Features    Bill of Materials Management    Formulation    Process Manufacturing    Engineering Change Order    Aseembly Management    Engineering Change Control        Shop Floor Control    Product Development    Labor Tracking System    Engineering Change Order    M3 Product Data Management  
   Product Builder    Formulation Management    Manufacturing ( BOM)        Labor Tracking    Work Order Management    Factory Documentation            Production Management    Production Overview    Manufacturing & Production Reporting     M3 Project Management  
       Product Costing    Quality Control ( QC)        Lean Capabilities        Cost Tracking            Quality Management        MES      
       Production Management    R & D        Lean Tools / Labor Tracking        Planning and Scheduling                    Material & Capacity Requirements Planning      
       Quality Control    Security Regulations        MAX Visual Shop Scheduler        Projects and Contracts                    Production Overview      
       Samples Management    Standard Reports        Shop Floor Control        Quality Mgmt                    Quality Management      
                   Subcontract Processing        Quotations                    Real Time Monitoring      
                           Requirements Planning                          
                           Shop Clock                          
  Supply Chain Management
   Key Supply Chain Features    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Dock Scheduling        Bar Coding    Supply Chain Overview    EDI Solution    Supply Chain Management    Inventory Management    Master Production Scheduling (MPS)    Purchasing Overview    Capable to Promise    M3 Supply Chain Execution  
       Purchasing for Sage and Quickbooks    Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)        Backflush by Operation        Freight Calculator            Procurement        Demand Planning    M3 Supply Chain Planning  
           Master Production Scheduler        Purchasing Control        Inventory Forecasting                    Materials Ordering      
           Purchase Orders (PO)        Subcontract Processing        Shipping Mgmt                    Outsource Central       
                   Supplier Kanban                                  
  Customer Relationship Management
   Marketing Automation        CRM    CRM    Customer Service Portal    Incentive Management    Contact Management    Sales & Marketing    Customer Relationship Management    Customer Relationship Management     Customer Realations Management    Customer Relationship Management (CRM)    M3 Customer Lifecycle Mgmt  
   Sales Force Automation                    Job and Project Tracking    CRM for Syspro        Marketing Automation                  
                       Partner Relationship            Remote Sales Force Automation                  
                       Sales Order Management                              
                       Self Service Customer Portal                              
  Additional Capabilities
   Alert System    Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing    Business Intelligence    Multi-Channel Retail and Direct Marketing    Exact Synergy    Real Time Dashboards    Document Mgmt    Human Resources    (EDI) Electronic Data Interchange    e-Commerce    Business Intelligence    Payroll Processing    M3 Business Intelligence  
   Business Intelligence and Reporting    Quickbooks Manufacturing    Comprehensive Lot Traceability    Wholesale Distribution    Exact Event Manager    Security    Espresso Mobile        Distribution Management        Direct Store Delivery    Work Force Management    M3 Product Lifecycle  
   Compliance Management    Sage ERP Manufacturing    FDA Compliance                        e Business Applications        Formula Management          
   Human Resource Management    SAP Business One Manufacturing    MSDS                        S2K Mobile        Labor Tracking System          
   Service Managment        Multicurrency                                Point-of-Sale System          
           Nutritional Labeling                                Regulatory / Environmental Reporting          
           System Manager                                          
  Services Support
   Support Options        ClientAdvantage        Training and Education    Customer Care    STARS    Support Options            Consulting    IQMS EnterpriseIQ Training Programs     M3 Rental Management  
           ProductAdvantage™        Customer Support    NetSuite Central    Support                Implementation    IQMS Professional Services and Consulting    M3 Services Management  
           Professional Services        Consultation Services    Site Consultation    Training and Education                Support    IQMS Technical Support      
                                               Software Updates and Maintenance Program      

Learn how other Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturers have improved their efficiencies, compliance,  and profitability using these top rated ERP Software Systems for their industry.


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